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CNN
Dec 10, 2013 3:00am PST
the relationship mandela had with the clintons. when i spoke to mrs. obama last year, he couldn't come, so he sent his family ahead. it was quite interesting. i said, what did you say to him, what did you talk about and what did it mean? she expressed a sense that she had nothing to say. she didn't know what to say to mandela, because with this arc of history, with the sense of being with this man, she found herself just being able to say thank you. that was -- you couldn't really make small talk with nelson mandela. this was a man who you actually -- what can you say? she found that. >> he was so ill at that time, too. >> his hearing wasn't good either. >> he wasn't normally communicating as he might have done before. >> the message outlives the man. that's a big point you're hearing at the memorial today. mandela would want that put first, that it is not about him, it is about the message. the president said, i can't help but think when he was pound the words about what reconciliation means and that just because you don't agree doesn't mean you don't work together and the need f
CNN
Dec 6, 2013 3:00am PST
nelson mandela visited here. it says, mr. and mrs. a&m, welcome home. we love you. we love you. we love you. over the course of that visit to new york city, 750 people throughout the city saw him and of course, chris, you might remember that. mario cuomo was the governor, dinkins was the mayor and nelson mandela made a big splash here and big impression on new york when he visited here. >> i remember many said they never met anyone like nelson mandela. we'll check back in with you later on. >>> right now we get perspect e perspective, though, nelson mandela devoted himself to humanitarian work. sir richard branson worked with nelson mandela on many projects and helped him form a group called the elders. a very important part for nelson mandela to what should be his legacy. sir richard branson joins us now. thanks for joining us. great to have you on the show. i want to say first, nelson mandela was a personal friend as well as a role model and i am sorry for your loss this morning. but thank you for joining us. >> thank you very much. i think everybody who knew him well is actually
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
honoring the same man as father. >> this is a special mass for mr. mandela. >> reporter: tears and keers capturing the love for father as south africans called mandela. the greatest memorial may be the faces, black and white together, parents bring children who will live a life madiba made possible. >> they were born free in south africa. they experience all the fruit. >> reporter: which pride and legacy, there is also lochlts one man has mandela's image on his car and says he hasn't been able to sleep or eat sense he heard the news. >> how can i live without madiba? i'm so sad. >> reporter: the long good bye will continue all week, adding to the legend and legacy of nelson mandela. you know on friday they had a ceremony for nelson mandela, a traditional african one where they closed his eyes. wherever he is, i hope his ears are opened, to hear this, this is what they say would be the greatest memorial for fell nnel mandela, living apart. that's what's going on right now as a buildup to tomorrow t. kind of sendoff and a memorial we haven't seen. 90,000 seats as i said in the peace, it's
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 3:00am PST
mandela's death on thursday. he was 95 years old. mr. mandela's body is being prepared for his lying in state later this week. on tuesday, there will be an official memorial service in johannesburg. >>> number five, police are searching for four people believed to be behind the killing of an american school teacher. officials say 33-year-old ronnie smith was gunned down while he was jogging in the libyan city of benghazi on thursday. smith moved to libya just about a year and a half ago. he was teaching there. he was planning to return home to his family this month. >>> merrill newman, a veteran of the korean war, 85 years old, is back to see his family today. cnn's paula hancocks in seoul looks at newman's role in the korean conflict. >> reporter: putting on military fatigues in seoul, former members talk about the korean war. now in their 80s, these men were part of an anti-militant guerilla group. they say released american citizen merrill newman was one of their leaders. newman used to send orders to us indicating which island to infiltrate and occupy. then used to work on combined
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